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Apprenticeships, Employment and Skills

Hitz Programme with Harlequin Rugby Club


The Harlequins Hitz Programme is a fully funded study programme and is aimed at young people with low qualifications. Learners must be aged 16-19 and learners with SEND will also be considered up to age 24 on a case by case basis. There are no formal entry requirements. You can work towards:

  • Functional Skills English and Maths (Accredited)
  • BTEC L1 Sport and Active Leisure
  • BTEC Award in Work Skills (36 credits+)
  • Emergency First Aid Course. (1 Day)
  • BTEC in WorkSkills Employability Level 2 are delivered through both practical and classroom based sessions and assessment is carried through the completion of portfolios.

You would also have access to a wide range of enrichment activities potentially including:

  • Participating in rugby and a range of sports.
  • Adventure activity days and courses. and volunteering in the local community and on match days
  • Industry days and guest speakers
  • Land Rover Experience Days
  • Attending Aviva Premiership Rugby Final, professional rugby match days.

Visit the Harlequin Hits website (opens a new window)

For more information contact:

Matthew Shillabeer
Phone: ‭07817 076851


To sign up for this programme please contact Sharon Pratt.

Sharon Pratt
ESF Co-ordinator 

Phone: 020 8547 6987